Empowering the Next Generation Today, Advance Leaders of Tomorrow.

The GZL Educational Foundation along with the Gamma Zeta Lambda Chapter organizes the annual Men of Tomorrow Program (MOT). The MOT program is geared toward motivating and mentoring students from underserved communities to continue their education, complete high school and enter college. Middle and predominantly high school students are involved in interactive workshops and thoughtful group discussions that include but are not limited to:

    1. FCAT/ACT/SAT Test Preparation
    1. College Preparation
    1. Financial Aid
    1. Goal Setting Exercises
    1. Career Planning
    1. Interviewing Preparation
    1. Time Management
    1. Financial Responsibility & Management

In addition to workshops, MOT participants have visited the Kennedy Space Center, taken tours of Florida State and Florida A&M Universities, as well as participated in tours of WMNF Radio Station and the St. Petersburg Times Forum.

The workshops begin in October and will culminate in May with our annual scholarship program. The annual scholarship program is held to recognize and award MOT outstanding graduating seniors that have exhibited noble character, leadership ability, and high scholastic aptitude and achievement.

Program Highlights:

MOT graduates include Keith Jacobs, Assistant Principal at Williams Magnet Middle School (Tampa, FL) ; Delatorro McNeal, author and motivational speaker; and BK Jackson, contemporary jazz recording artist currently attending Florida A&M University. MOT participants have attended or currently attend universities and colleges including but not limited to:

      1. Bethune Cookman University
      1. Florida A&M University
      1. Florida State University
      1. Morehouse College
      1. United States Naval Academy
      1. University of Florida
      1. University of Notre Dame
      1. University of South Florida
      1. Washington University